I am new around here and thought I'd introduce my planning self
I'm originally from Michigan, but now living in Chicago.
I graduated from the planning program at EMU, moved to Chicago after graduation and did transportation planning for a few years. Transportation planning was not my thing, so I moved into a municipal planning job about 3.5 years ago. I am currently a planner for a Chicago 'burb.
In May, I finally graduated from the UIC MUPP program, after 4(!) years of night classes part time.
...I have been reading the forums for a while now, and I hope to be able to reciprocate just a fraction of the good information I've gotten so far
...I like to think of myself as an "optimistic cynic" who loves the work she does, but doesn't always love who she does the work for Maybe some of you in municipal planning who have dealt with some difficult residents can relate?